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The mission of the Gogebic Range Genealogical Society is to promote and assist with the research and preservation of genealogy and family history of the Gogebic Range area. This area encompasses Gogebic County, Michigan, and Iron County, Wisconsin.  

 

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Our genealogical society is dedicated to helping you find your roots on the Gogebic Range. Our obituary database contains the names of over 70,000 residents who lived on the Gogebic Range between 1890 and the present. Hundreds of records are being added every month.  

 

Our September 2016 newsletter is available...  just Click on 'Newsletters' above!  

 

Note:  We are letting you know that the Northern Waters Genealogical Society, in the county just south of us, has WONDERFUL monthly speakers about how to research different topics, and a support system to help you connect to genealogical resources in the area and on the internet.  Their meetings are only an hour drive southeast of us.  Please take a moment to see their highlighted speakers... you might want to attend!!  See their meeting schedules at their website at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~winwgs/meetings.htm  Their upcoming meetings:    

 

Tuesday

Feb. 7, 2017

3-5pm

Boulder Junction Community Center

Tracing Immigrant Ancestors : The Other Ports - Presented by Lisa A Alzo  (a prerecorded 2016 Webinar)

Tuesday

March 7, 2017,

3-5pm

Presque Isle Community Center (lower level)

Genealogy in Your Pajamas: Free Online Genealogy Classes

 

Tuesday

April 4, 2017,

3-5pm

Boulder Junction Community Center

A Guided tour of Cyndi’s list- presented by Cyndi Ingel (a prerecorded 2016 Webinar)

Tuesday

May 2,

7-9 pm

Boulder Junction Community Center

Unraveling the Myths of Castle Garden and Ellis Island: Describes the immigrant experience upon arrival at their port of entry; includes a slide presentation of rarely seen  images of the inside of Ellis Island -Presented by Jerry Paulson

 

 

A note from the President.. Until we are able to offer more extensive on-site cemetery listings, we ask that you contact the Gogebic Range Genealogical Society (e-mail or postal mail) for assistance with cemetery look-ups. We will be glad to help in any way possible. Gary Harrington - President, GRGS: email me at twolees1@chartermi.net NEW Monthly GRGS board meeting minutes can be found at the 'meetings' button above! Gogebic Roots cannot continue to exist without your monetary help and involvement. Please consider becoming a paid member. The cost is $12.00 annually for an individual membership. Family and Life memberships are also available.

 

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